Thursday, March 30, 2017
US Airways Center
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to US Airways Center to take on the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 10 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 44-31. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 107.9 points per game while giving up 104.5 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 22-53. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.9 points per game and surrendering 112.8, good for a point differential of -5.9.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 36-39-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 39-34-2 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 36-37-2 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 43-31-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
03/26/17 G J.J. Redick Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Washington
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
03/29/17 G Devin Booker Ankle missed last game, "?" Thursday vs LA Clippers
03/28/17 G Leandro Barbosa Hamstring missed last game, "?" Thursday vs LA Clippers
03/17/17 C Tyson Chandler None out for season
03/16/17 PG Brandon Knight Back out for season
03/16/17 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
Blake Griffin comes into this game averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. DeAndre Jordan averages 12.5 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 13.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 49%.
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Devin Booker averages 21.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. T.J. Warren averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 107.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game which ranks them 20th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 104.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 106.9 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.81 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 4th with 15.6 per game. The Suns allow 112.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Suns force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.8 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 96 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Suns rating on offense is 105.9 and they have a defensive rating of 111.7. They get 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Phoenix turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -10
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